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Lucille Bliss Dies at 96, Voice of Smurfette Lucille Bliss Dies at 96, Voice of Smurfette
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I remember while I was growing up, I used to watched The Smurfs reruns on the television before I left for school. These blue creatures were pretty cool; however, there was only one woman within the Smurf population that held …

Russell Means Dies at 72, Native American Activist Russell Means Dies at 72, Native American Activist
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Various active Native American tribes mourn today as a great friend and activist has now departed. Russel Means, an Oglala Sioux activist, and active member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) has died today (Monday, October 22nd, 2012). Means became …

Robert Labranche (Bizzle) Dies at 37, Miami Rapper Robert Labranche (Bizzle) Dies at 37, Miami Rapper
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Fans of the well-known hip-hop artist “Bizzle” mourn today as they receive news that rapper Robert Labranche has died, due to a shooting at a local car wash. Robert Labranche did not have a pleasant upbringing. The majority of the …

Sammi Kane Kraft Dies at 20, “Bad News Bears” Star Sammi Kane Kraft Dies at 20, “Bad News Bears” Star
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The entertainment and baseball industries say goodbye to a young shining star who was just getting started in her career. Sammi Kane Kraft, a talented child actor from New Jersey, has died. Sammi Kane Kraft was very proficient in athletics …

Turhan Bey Dies at 90, Austrian Actor and Producer Turhan Bey Dies at 90, Austrian Actor and Producer
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The entertainment world says goodbye to another talented actor, Turhan Bey, who made appearances in various modern television shows, as well as classic 1940s films. Turhan Bey, from Vienna, Austria, became involved with acting after his family migrated to the …

Alex Karras Dies at 77, NFL Defensive Tackle Alex Karras Dies at 77, NFL Defensive Tackle
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If you are a fan of classic 1960s and 1970s football, I am sure you are aware of who Alex Karras was. Alex Karras was a well-known NFL player for the Detroit Lions, who unfortunately passed away today (October 10th, …

R. B. Greaves Dies at 68, “Take a Letter Maria” Singer R. B. Greaves Dies at 68, “Take a Letter Maria” Singer
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If you are a fan of classic soul music, I am sure you have heard of the song “Take a Letter Maria,” sung by the artist R.B. Greaves. Unfortunately, this talented artist passed away this past Thursday (September 27th, 2012). …

Sahara Davenport Dies at 27, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Star Sahara Davenport Dies at 27, “RuPaul’s Drag Race” Star
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If you are a long-time fan of the drag-racing reality television show of RuPaul’s Drag Race, I am sure you are familiar with Sahara Davenport, a contestant on the show from the its second season back in 2010. Unfortunately, Sahara …

Michael O’Hare Dies at 60, “Babylon 5″ Actor Michael O’Hare Dies at 60, “Babylon 5″ Actor
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If you were a prominent Babylon 5 watcher back in the late 1990s, I am sure you remember the character “Commander Jeffrey Sinclair” played by Michael O’Hare. Unfortunately, Michael O’Hare passed away this past Friday (September 28th, 2012). Prior to …

Herbert Lom Dies at 95, “Pink Panther” Actor Herbert Lom Dies at 95, “Pink Panther” Actor
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If you have seen any of the Pink Panther movies (Revenge of the Pink Panther, Trail of the Pink Panther, Curse of the Pink Panther, and Son of the Pink Panther), I am sure that you knew of Herbert Lom, …

Stephen Dunham Dies at 48, “DAG” Actor Stephen Dunham Dies at 48, “DAG” Actor
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If you were a fan of the hit NBC show DAG, I am sure you are aware of who Stephen Dunham was. Dunham played the character of “Edward Pillows” on DAG from 2000-2001. Unfortunately, Stephen Dunham, born as Stephen Dunham …

John Ingle Dies at 84, General Hospital Star John Ingle Dies at 84, General Hospital Star

If you are into the daytime soap operas, such as the long-time-running soap opera of General Hospital, I am sure you are aware of the scheming character of “Edward Quartermaine,” played by John Ingle since 1993. Unfortunately, John Ingle passed …

Jake Eberts Dies at 71, “Driving Miss Daisy” Producer Jake Eberts Dies at 71, “Driving Miss Daisy” Producer

If you have ever seen the iconic movies of Driving Miss Daisy, Dances With Wolves, or Ghandi, you have seen the work of one of Hollywood’s most well-known producers, Jake Eberts, who died this past Thursday, September 6th, 2012. Jake …

Art Modell Dies at 87, NFL Team Owner Art Modell Dies at 87, NFL Team Owner
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If you are into the “behind the scenes” of classic football, I am sure you know of Art Modell. Art Modell was an owner of various NFL teams, who died on September 6th, 2012. Arthur (Art) Modell was the grandson …

Michael Clarke Duncan Dies at 54, “Green Mile” Actor Michael Clarke Duncan Dies at 54, “Green Mile” Actor
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If you have ever seen the epic movie “The Green Mile,” one of the break-out characters from that movie was John Coffey, played by the talented actor of Michael Clarke Duncan, who unfortunately died on September 3rd, 2012, at the …

Hal David Dies at 91, “Raindrops Keep Fallin” Lyricist Hal David Dies at 91, “Raindrops Keep Fallin” Lyricist
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If you have ever heard or hummed the tune “Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head,” you have heard the lyrical work Hal David, who died on Saturday, September 1st, 2012, at the age of 91. In 1957, Hal David (born …

Chris Lighty Dead at 44, Hip Hop Music Executive Chris Lighty Dead at 44, Hip Hop Music Executive
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If you know the hip-hop artists of: Nas, Ja Rule, Mobb Deep, Missy Elliott, L.L. Cool J, and 50 Cent, the person responsible for their success is Chris Lighty, founder and manager of Violator Entertainment. Unfortunately, this leader in the …

Steve Franken Dead at 80, “Dobie Gillis” Actor Steve Franken Dead at 80, “Dobie Gillis” Actor
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If you were a fan of the 1959 TV series of The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, I am sure you remember the character of Chatsworth Osborne, Jr. If so, I am saddened to tell you that Steve Franken, the …

Neil Armstrong Dies at 82, First Man On The Moon Neil Armstrong Dies at 82, First Man On The Moon
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There are a lot of people that can remember where they were when man first landed on the moon, and especially when they first heard the words “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” These were …

Jerry Nelson Dies at 78, Muppet Puppeteer Jerry Nelson Dies at 78, Muppet Puppeteer
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Today, we learn the loss of one of the most prominent people from our childhood. Jerry Nelson, the voice and puppeteer behind many of Jim Henson’s The Muppets characters, has died. Jimmy Nelson started working for Jim Henson’s Muppet project …

Nina Bawden Dies at 87, British Children’s Author Nina Bawden Dies at 87, British Children’s Author

If you have ever read the 1993 Phoenix Award-winning book Carrie’s War or The Peppermint Pig, you have read the works of the wonderfully talented Nina Bawden, a Children’s author from the UK who unfortunately died today (August 22nd, 2012) …